photographic memory
   see eidetic image.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • photographic memory — noun The ability to retain information or images in exact detail • • • Main Entry: ↑photography * * * noun, pl ⋯ ries [count] : an unusual ability to remember things completely and exactly as they were seen, read, etc. usually singular He is a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • photographic memory — n if you have a photographic memory, you can remember exactly every detail of something you have seen …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • photographic memory — noun count the ability to remember all the details you see …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • photographic memory — /foʊtəˌgræfɪk ˈmɛmri/ (say fohtuh.grafik memree) noun the ability to remember things in great detail: *You could however hear the click as this gem went into the tape recorder of his photographic memory. –sutton woodfield, 1960 …   Australian English dictionary

  • photographic memory — noun An eidetic memory; the ability to recall images, sounds, or objects in memory with great accuracy and in seemingly unlimited volume …   Wiktionary

  • photographic memory — noun an ability to remember information or visual images in great detail …   English new terms dictionary

  • photographic memory — UK / US noun [singular] the ability to remember all the details you see …   English dictionary

  • photographic — 1839, from PHOTOGRAPH (Cf. photograph) + IC (Cf. ic). Photographic memory is from 1940 …   Etymology dictionary

  • photographic — [fōt΄ə graf′ik] adj. 1. of or like a photograph or photography 2. used in or made by photography 3. retaining or recalling in precise detail [a photographic memory] photographically adv …   English World dictionary

  • memory — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Retention of thought Nouns 1. memory, remembrance, retention, retentiveness, reminiscence, recognition, recurrence, recollection, retrospect, retrospection, afterthought; computer memory (see computers) …   English dictionary for students

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